CHALLENGE ANHUI 226K：游泳3.8km, 自行车180km及跑步42.2km
CHALLENGE ANHUI 113K：游泳1.9km, 自行车90km及跑步21.1km
· 选手于竞赛进行时须优先注意安全及个人体能及身体状况，如有不适应自动休 息或停止比赛。
· 所有Challenge Anhui的报名选手资料均须交由上级公安部门审核及报备，如有选手未通过审核，赛会有权拒绝
· 游泳赛道关门时间是226K 08:40am; 113K 08:45am.
· 选手于竞赛时发现身体不适或需援助时，求救信号统一为『立即停止游泳、单 手高举泳帽在头上挥动』以便于
· 官方试水时间为10/18 (五) 14:30-15:30、10/19 (六) 09:00-10:00 / 16:00-17:00，为安全起见试游选手必
· 自行车赛道关门时间是226K 16:40pm; 113K 12:45pm.
· 选手头盔需符合下列产品规定: ASTM – F1447-1994, Australia and NZ Standards – AS/NZS 2063:1996 or
NZS5439 or AS2063.2, Snell-B90 or B95, CE European Standards - EN1078, US Consumer Products
Safety Standards – USCPS
· 头盔在自行车离开车架前应以头盔带固定，选手在下车后到将自行车挂上车架 前也应系紧头盔带。
· 特殊需求袋 (Special Needs Bag) 将放置于赛道指定地点。
· 跑步赛段关门时间是226K 23:20pm; 113K 16:05pm.
· 选手不得使用个人后勤车辆，亦不得由非参赛者跑步或骑乘自行车陪同。友人、 家属、教练或任何支持者不得
· 选手应准备长袖的保暖上衣及头灯放在跑步赛段的特别需求袋 (Special Needs Bag) 内。选手有责任于赛前自行
· 选手身体不适或体力不支时，可向裁判提出放弃，并由裁判登记号码或取下号 码布和计时芯片，指引登上收容
· 有关竞赛发生的问题，选手除口头申诉外，并依本规程之规定在20分钟内补具 正式手续。各项竞赛在进行中时，
This race is run under the regulations of the ITU rules as well as rules and regulation of Challenge Family.
3.8km swim, 180km bike and 42.2km run for CHALLENGE ANHUI 226K
1.9km swim, 90km bike and 21.1km run for CHALLENGE ANHUI 113K
· Competitors should understand and follow basic Competition Rules.
· Competitors should give priority to safety, and be aware of their physical condition at all times. Take rests, or
withdraw from event where appropriate.
· Competitors shall not use drugs to enhance their performance, or drink alcoholic beverages during this event.
Those found to have done so will be disqualified, or else a medical examination will be requested in suspicious
· Competitors must complete the event within the specified time limit. Those who do not do so will be disqualified.
· The General Assembly reserves the right to disqualify any competitor who is not in a physical condition to
continue the event safely.
· The General Assembly will supply a swimming cap, a race bib, removable number tattoos, and number stickers.
Competitors will use these as directed and will not alter them without permission.
· Should weather turn hazardous, the General Assembly reserves the right to suspend or cancel the event.
· Competitors who have abstained from entering the race at the appointed time, or competitors who have been
disqualified, are not allowed to re-enter the race where and when conditions become more favorable.
· Competitors are allowed to accept food, beverages, and health care resources as supplied by the General
Assembly. Competitors are also prohibited from handling others' bikes and race equipment.
· Competitors' conversion time (i.e. time spent in Transition Area) will be computed as part of their total race time.
· At all times competitors must obey the instructions of Race oﬃcials and Police Oﬃcers and beware of vehicular
transport. Any competitor who fails to obey the instructions of Race oﬃcials or the Police will be removed from
the Event and disqualified. The Event Director and Race Referee have the discretion to disqualify competitors.
· Please obey all traﬃc laws and regulations at all times and treat all parts of the course as open to the public and
vehicles at all times. While some parts of the course may be closed to residential, emergency and Event vehicles
will be using the course, and all road rules and regulations must therefore be followed at all times. Right hand
drive rules apply.
· All information of the competitors of Challenge Anhui must be submitted to the higher security department for
review and. If one competitor fails to pass the review, the General Assembly will have the right to reject the
· Cancellation policy: Once the registration is confirmed, the competitor can apply for withdrawal within the specified
time and receive a corresponding registration fee. If the specified time is exceeded, the registration fee will not
be refunded. In any case, race slot can NOT be transferred to others or to any other Challenge Family events.
· Team member changing will incur a 1000RMB fee each time. No team member changing are permitted after 13
* Medical Check or Past Finisher Certificate: An athlete is required to hand in the copy of his/her Medical Check or
past Finisher Certificate to prove his/her ability to be participating in a long distance endurance sport when check
in. The Medical Check shall involve Electrocardiogram and Blood Pressure. The Finisher Certificate of a 226K
athlete should be the one of a 113K(or longer distance) triathlon. The Finisher Certificate of a 113K athlete should
be the one of a Olympic Distance(or longer distance) triathlon or half marathon. If an athlete fails to pass the ability
check, event organizer has the right to reject his/her participation in the event. He/She can pick up the race pack
without timing chip, athlete wristband and number kit.
· The Event Medical Team will have ultimate discretion and the final decision as to the suitability of a competitor
to continue in the Event, and likewise if they should be withdrawn from the Event.
· No competitor may use any banned substances with the intent to improve their performance, eliminate the sense
of fatigue or for any other purpose. Doping tests will be performed.
· It is important that all competitors exhibit good behavior and sportsmanlike conduct, and treat fellow competitors,
Event organizers, volunteers and contractors with courtesy and respect. Failure to do so may result in disqualification
at any time before, during or after the Event.
· If a competitor withdraws from the Event they must advise the course oﬃcials of their withdrawal immediately.
Any competitor failing to do so and being the subject of a resulting search and rescue operation will incur all costs
relating to this exercise if they are found to be in their accommodation or other such safe place.
· Challenge Anhui reserves the right to alter rules, regulations, Event course and venues at any time provided
athletes are advised prior to the Event, or if such a change is in the interest of competitor safety.
· No headphones or headsets may be worn during swim or bike legs of the event. Personal MP3 players are permitted
on the run leg. Volume must be at a level that allows outside noise to be heard. If an oﬃcial is not heard by an
athlete due to excessive volume, the Event reserve the right to remove the MP3 player in the interest of safety.
· Each competitor must be familiar with the entire course and it is their responsibility to follow the correct route.
· Any protests must be lodged with the Race Referee within two hours of the athlete finishing the Event, or within
two hours of their disqualification (if relevant) and must be accompanied by a 1000RMB lodgment fee. If their
protest is upheld, the 1000RMB will be refunded in full. If the protest is not upheld, the fee will be forfeited.
· In the case of bad weather, Challenge Anhui reserves the right to convert the Event to duathlon status in the
interests of competitor safety but will not be held liable for any loss as a result of such a decision. If the conditions
are still deemed to be unsafe to run a duathlon, Challenge Anhui has sole discretion, and may cancel the Event
without obligation to refund entry fees.
· Challenge Anhui may test any athlete for the use of a prohibited substance at its own discretion. A positive test
will result in disqualification.
· Prize money for pro athletes shall not be paid out until all drug-testing results are confirmed. Prize money applies
to individual Pro Men’s and individual Pro Women’s fields. There is no age rule based on times but prize money
will be paid according to overall race position. Athletes must provide proof of their professional status to be eligible
for prize money.
· All prize money is liable under the law of People’s Republic of China to withholding tax and this will be deducted
prior to payment. All bank fees are the responsibility of each competitor.
· Age Group categories will be in a 5-year increments and in case not enough participants in a single age group,
Event organizers reserve the right to group age groups together. Trophies will be awarded to the top three in each
age group so long as they are an oﬃcial category.
· Individual athletes must be a minimum of 18-years-old on race day as well as team athletes must be a minimum
of 18-years-old on race day.
· Provided race numbers must be visible at all times throughout the race.
· All athletes must check in during the allocated times and attend the compulsory race brieﬁng.
· All individuals and teams must rack their bicycles during the allocated times – there will be no exceptions to this
rule. The Event organizers reserve the right to disqualify anyone not adhering to these rules.
· Any other outstanding issues will be referred to the Commissioner of the General Assembly for arbitration.
· Wetsuit is allowed if the water temperature is up to and including 24 °C. Race organizers reserve the right to
restrict the usage of wetsuit depending on conditions. Race Director will announce it at the Race Briefing, the day
before the race.
· When large numbers of people are competing, and the space between competitors is small, competitors must pay
special attention to their own and others' safety.
· Competitors shall wear their race number (tattoo stickers) in the specified location on their persons, and not wipe
this number oﬀ until they have completed the event.
· In the event of an emergency, or should fatigue inhibit the competitor continuing the swim segment, competitors
may hold on to the rope or buoy, but they may not use either to continue moving forward.
· Competitors in serious distress should immediately stop swimming, take oﬀ their swimming cap, and wave their
swimming cap overhead to facilitate assistance from lifeguards. Competitors who do so have disqualified
· Competitors who wish to overtake another swimmer must not constrain the swimming strokes of other competitors.
Those competing with the aid of floatation devices must enter the water last, and swim behind other competitors.
· Compulsory gear includes swim cap (cap provided). The possibility to use a wetsuit will be communicated at the
Race Briefing subject to the water conditions, temperature and swim course/distance (at the Event organizer’s
· No fins, paddles, snorkels, floatation devices of any kind are permitted.
· Any assistance required during swim may result in disqualification.
· Event organizers have the right to change the location of the swim course, the distance of the swim course or cancel
the swim course (at their absolute discretion) taking into account the weather and water temperature conditions.
· If Competitors want to do swim course practice in Wuliangxi River, the period is at 14:30-15:30 on October 18, 2019
or at 09:00-10:00/16:00-17:00 on October 19, 2019
· Competing in this event without a helmet is prohibited.
· Bikes that fail inspection will not be allowed to race.
· Competitors should slow down and exercise extra caution in Transition Area, near supply stations, around turns,
on narrow roads, or at turning points.
· Bikes must be placed in the proper location within the Transition Area before the competitor continues on to the
· Competitors are not allowed to change or exchange bikes during the event.
· No drafting is permitted. The cycle draft zone is a 7-meter-long by a-3-meter-wide rectangle between the front
edge of the lead cycle and the front edge of the following cycle, extending each side of the cycle by 1.5 meter,
measured from the leading edge of the front wheel. Another athlete has 15 seconds to pass through that zone.
Likewise, once an athlete is passed they have 15 seconds to drop back out of the draft zone.
· Race numbers must not be altered in size or appearance, and must be worn on the back during the bike.
· The following helmet standards are required: ASTM – F1447-1994, Australia and NZ Standards – AS/NZS 2063:
1996 or NZS5439 or AS2063.2, Snell-B90 or B95, CE European Standards-EN1078, US Consumer Products
Safety Standards – USCPS.
· Helmets must be secured by the chin strap before unracking the bike, and must remain fastened until the cyclist
has dismounted the bike and returned it to its rack.
· Technical Insurance will be provided by race organizer at designated area.No individual support allowed.
The bike course is closed to all supporter traffic and no competitor may seek or receive outside help from spectators,
members of the public or any 3rd party with the exception of the oﬃcial technical support crew.
· Each athlete is responsible for the state or repair of his/her own bike. Bikes must have been serviced within three
weeks of the event and be in a safe and roadworthy condition. Assistance by anyone other than oﬃcial technical
support personnel will be grounds for immediate disqualification. This disallows the use of spare wheels and
back-up bikes and requires that each competitor be prepared to handle any possible mechanical malfunction. All
bikes must undergo a compulsory check by the oﬃcial technical support in the lead up to the race or at registration.
Only checked bikes will be allowed into transition.
· Cyclists are expected to heed directions and instructions of all race oﬃcials and public authorities. Participant
may run/walk their bike if necessary.
· Competitors must keep as far to the right as is practically possible at all times, and pass others on the left and
must obey all traﬃc laws, traﬃc regulations and the directions of Event oﬃcials and the Police.
· Road bikes and time trial (or tri specific) bikes are the only bikes permitted for full and half distances.
· The penalty for drafting, dangerous riding or unsportsmanlike conduct will be a four-minute stand down in the
penalty box before exit transition area. A second penalty will result in an eight-minute stand down. A third penalty
will result in disqualification.
· Bike course cut-oﬀ time at 12:45 for 113K, at 16:40 for 226K.
· Event organizers have the right to change the location of the bike course or the distance of the bike course (at their absolute discretion) and taking into account the weather and course conditions.
· Bicycle race prohibits reverse overtaking, Violators will be disqualified and cancel the results.
· Competitors will not collide with or block other competitors. Those who do so will be disqualified.
· Competitors must wear clothing over their torsos.
· Competitors who are unwell may waive their right to participate in this event, and disqualify themselves. Those
who do so will transported back to the Transition Area. Those who have thus waived their right to participate may
not re-enter the event.
· Competitors must not alter the size or appearance of the race number, and must wear it clearly and visibly on
· Slower competitors must keep to the right with other competitors overtaking on the left.
· Runners must stay inside the designated running area at all times. Runners who step outside the designated
area onto the open road will be disqualified immediately.
· No individual support vehicles or non-participant escort runners or cyclists are allowed. Friends, family members,
coaches or supporters of any type may not bike, drive or run alongside competitors, may not pass food or other
items to competitors and should be warned to stay completely clear of all participants to avoid the disqualification
of a participant.
· Club supporting tents will be set up on run course by Event organizer, which allow pre-applied clubs to do
their own aid station. Clubs must follow the instructions of race officials, otherwise will be removed from
the run course.
· Runners are expected to follow the directions and instructions of all race oﬃcials and public authorities. Outside
assistance is strictly forbidden and the size and nature of penalties for such an oﬀence are at the sole discretion
of the Event Director and Race Referee.
· Many runners will still be on the course after dark. Please note – these competitors must provide a head torch in
their Run Leg Special Needs bag. Competitors are responsible for attaching reflective tape to their gear prior to
the event and must carry any other safety material provided to them by the event team on the day of the race.
· Competitors must obey all traﬃc laws, traﬃc regulations and the directions of Event oﬃcials and the Police.
· Event organizers have the right to change the location of the run course or the distance of the run course (at their
absolute discretion) and taking into account the weather and course conditions.
· Where opinions as to the above rules differ, the presiding oﬃcial's opinion holds precedence. The Chinese version
of these rules, in matters of dispute, also holds precedence over the English version.
· Protests must be in writing, and must be presented to an oﬃcial, who will refer the matter to a committee. Those
issuing a protest must pay a deposit of 1,000RMB, and this money will be refunded after a successful protest. If
the protest is denied, then this money will not be refunded, and will instead be used for future events.
· For protests during the event itself, a competitor can make his or her protest orally to a presiding oﬃcial, and
then write the protest form within 30 minutes of his or her finish time. During the event, competitors, their family
and friends, or coaches are not allowed to protest to oﬃcials over "judgment calls." Such protests will result in
disqualifications. "Judgment calls" are here defined as situations regarding drafting, blocking, and other